Spanish Celebrities Born In April

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Ana de Armas
(Cuban and Spanish Actress Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Una Rosa de Francia’)
Ana de Armas
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Birthdate: April 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

A Spanish-Cuban actress, Ana de Armas worked in Spanish films and television shows before moving to Hollywood. Overcoming the obstacle of not knowing English, she established herself as a solid actress by working in films like Knives Out and Blade Runner 2049. She will play a Bond girl in No Time to Die movie and will portray Marilyn Monroe in the Netflix biopic Blonde.

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Penelope Cruz
(The First and the Only Spanish Actress to be Nominated for and to Win an Academy Award)
Penelope Cruz
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Birthdate: April 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alcobendas, Spain

Penelope Cruz is a Spanish model and actress who has had major success in the American entertainment industry. Also known for her work as a philanthropist, Cruz has been touching the lives of many for the past several years. Apart from donating money to charity, Cruz has also volunteered in India and Uganda. She has also advocated for PETA's anti-fur campaign.

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Thiago Alcântara
(Spanish Football Player Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Thiago Alcântara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Pietro Vernotico, Italy

Italian-born Brazilian-origin footballer Thiago Alcântara grew up watching his footballer father Mazinho. The talented midfielder has played for teams such as Barcelona and Bayern Munich and now represents Liverpool and the national team of Spain. An injury prevented him from playing in the World Cup 2014.

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Isco
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Isco
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Benalmádena, Spain

Isco is a Spanish football player best known for his excellent ball control and technique. Over the years, he has represented popular teams like Real Madrid and the Spain national team. He was named among the world's 30 best players during the 2017-18 season. 

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Carles Puyol
(Spanish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Central Defender)
Carles Puyol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Pobla de Segur, Spain
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Juan Mata
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Juan Mata
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burgos, Spain

Known as an attacking midfielder from Spain, Juan Mata is a promising young footballer who plays for the Spanish national team and Manchester United. Born to a footballer father, he began his career with the Real Madrid youth team. While at Chelsea, fans called him Johnny Kills.

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Joan Miró
(Spanish Painter, Sculptor and Ceramicist Known for His work in ‘Surrealism’, ‘Fauvism’ and ‘Expressionism’)
Joan Miró
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25, 1983

Born to an artisan father in Catalan, Joan Miró was allowed to attend art school after falling sick working as a clerk. Known for combining surrealism and abstract art, he experimented with various forms of art, including paintings, sculptures, and ceramics, and created masterpieces such as The Farm.

 8 
Infanta Sofía of Spain
(Younger daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia)
Infanta Sofía of Spain
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Birthdate: April 29, 2007
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid
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Miguel Ángel Silvestre
(Spanish Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Alberto Márquez’ in the TV Series ‘Velvet’)
Miguel Ángel Silvestre
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Birthdate: April 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Spanish actor Miguel Ángel Silvestre is best known as Alberto from Velvet, Lito from Sense8, and Franklin Jurado from Narcos. Fans also loved him on the Spanish show Sin tetas no hay paraíso and in the film The Pelayos. He had earlier ditched a budding tennis career, following an injury.
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Seve Ballesteros
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Seve Ballesteros
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pedreña, Cantabria, Spain
Died: May 7, 2011
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Carlos Sainz Sr.
(Rally driver)
Carlos Sainz Sr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Miguel Herrán
(Actor)
Miguel Herrán
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Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain
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Isabella I of Castile
(Former Queen of Castile and Leon (1474 - 1504))
Isabella I of Castile
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Birthdate: April 22, 1451
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain
Died: November 26, 1504
Isabella I, the 15th-century queen of Castile and Leon and the wife of Ferdinand II, was the first Queen of Spain de facto. She was named a Servant of God by the Catholic Church and reformed the government, thus reducing crimes. She also funded Christopher Columbus's voyages to the Americas.
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Averroes
(Philosopher)
Averroes
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Birthdate: April 14, 1126
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: December 10, 1198
Born into a family of lawyers and judges in Cordoba, Averroes studied subjects such as medicine, theology, and philosophy during childhood. His works include his commentaries on Aristotle’s ideas. He attempted to explore the link between philosophy and Islam, and is also known for his unity of the intellect theory.
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Montserrat Caballé
(Spanish Operatic Soprano Known for Her Pure and Powerful Vocals With Exquisite Pianissimo)
Montserrat Caballé
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: October 6, 2018

Spanish opera singer and a legend of classical music, Montserrat Caballé became an international sensation after recording the duet Barcelona, the official anthem for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, with Freddie Mercury. She is also remembered for his iconic portrayal of the title role of Lucrezia Borgia.

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Paloma Picasso
(Known for Her Jewelry Designs for Tiffany & Co. & Daughter of Distinguished Painter Pablo Picasso)
Paloma Picasso
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vallauris, France

Fashion and jewelry designer Paloma Picasso is best known as the daughter of legendary artists Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot. She began her career designing costume jewelry for Yves Saint-Laurent and later designed for Tiffany & Co. Known for her signature red lipstick, she also has her own range of perfumes.

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Lucrezia Borgia
(Duchess Consort of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio (1505 - 1519))
Lucrezia Borgia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1480
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
Died: June 24, 1519
Spanish-Italian noblewoman Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, ruled as the governor of Spoleto. She was part of many politically motivated marriages. She has been portrayed as the femme fatale in many movies and novels. Dosso Dossi’s Portrait of a Youth is the only credible portrait of Lucrezia.
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Georgina Amoros
(Actress)
Georgina Amoros
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Birthdate: April 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
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David Ferrer
(Spanish Former Professional Tennis Player)
David Ferrer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Xàbia, Spain

David Ferrer is a Spanish retired tennis player best known for his efforts that earned Spain the prestigious Davis Cup in 2008, 2009, and 2011. A former world No. 3, Ferrer won several tournaments except a Grand Slam event. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most popular players not to have won a Grand Slam event.

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Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou
(Member of the Royal House of Bourbon)
Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou
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Birthdate: April 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou is a member of the Bourbons, a Spanish royal family, which formerly ruled many countries, including France. A direct descendant of Louis XIV of France, Louis Alphonse is a pretender to the French throne. However, the rival pretenders argue that Louis is ineligible for the throne as he is a Spanish citizen. 

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Francis Xavier
(Missionary)
Francis Xavier
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Birthdate: April 7, 1506
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Javier, Spain
Died: December 3, 1552
Navarrese Catholic missionary and saint Francis Xavier co-founded the Society of Jesus. His mission focused on the Portuguese Empire in Asia. He is remembered for his efforts to spread Christianity in Goa. He extended his mission to Japan and Borneo but died before he could preach in China.
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Diego Columbus
(Spanish Explorer, 2nd Viceroy of the Indies (1511 – 1526) and 4th Governor of the Indies (1509 – 1518))
Diego Columbus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1479
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Porto Santo Island, Portugal
Died: February 23, 1526

Diego Columbus was an explorer and navigator who served under the Kings of Aragón and Castile. The oldest son of Christopher Columbus, Diego spent most of his time trying to regain the privileges and titles granted to his father and then denied in 1500.

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Miguel Bosé
(Musician, Actor)
Miguel Bosé
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Birthdate: April 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Miguel Bosé is a Spanish pop new wave musician and actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for five decades. He studied acting, dancing, and singing and began his career as an actor. He eventually forayed into music as well. He is openly gay and is in a long-term relationship with sculptor Ignacio Palau. 

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Henry II of Navarre
(King)
Henry II of Navarre
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Birthdate: April 18, 1503
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sangüesa, Spain
Died: May 25, 1555
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Macarena García
(Actress)
Macarena García
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Birthdate: April 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Adolfo Nicolás
(Spanish Jesuit Priest of the 'Catholic Church')
Adolfo Nicolás
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Villamuriel de Cerrato, Spain
Died: May 20, 2020

Adolfo Nicolás was a Spanish priest of the Roman Catholic Church. From 2008 to 2016, he served as the Superior General of the Society of Jesus. Also an educator, Adolfo Nicolás taught at Sophia University for 20 years and then led educational institutions in Manila and Tokyo between 1978 and 1993.

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Miriam Giovanelli
(Actress)
Miriam Giovanelli
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Birthdate: April 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Alejandro Valverde
(Spanish Road Racing Cyclist Who Has 131 Professional Wins)
Alejandro Valverde
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Lumbreras, Spain
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Mary of Jesus of Ágreda
(Franciscan Abbess and Spiritual Writer Known for Her Extensive Correspondence with King Philip IV of Spain)
Mary of Jesus of Ágreda
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1602
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agreda, Spain
Died: May 24, 1665

Franciscan abbess and spiritual-writer María de Agreda was a noted mystic of her era. She served as the spiritual and at times political advisor to King Philip IV of Spain for over two decades and is best-known for the correspondence she had with the King besides reports of her bilocation. She penned 14 books, including the most notable Mystical City of God.    

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Señor Wences
(Ventriloquist)
Señor Wences
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
Died: April 20, 1999
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Pedro de Valdivia
(Spanish Conquistador Who Became the 1st Royal Governor of Chile)
Pedro de Valdivia
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Birthdate: April 17, 1497
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castuera
Died: December 25, 1553

Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia served the Spanish army under Charles I. He led an expedition into Chile where he founded the cities of Santiago, Concepción and Valdivia, the latter was named after him. He extended Spanish rule south to the Biobío River and served as 1st Royal Governor of Chile. He also held-office as 2nd Adelantado of Terra Australis.

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Rudy Fernández
Rudy Fernández
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palma, Majorca
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Daniel Parejo
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Daniel Parejo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coslada, Spain
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Lola Indigo
(Singer, Dancer)
Lola Indigo
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Juan Belmonte
(Bullfighter)
Juan Belmonte
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: April 8, 1962
 36 
Pedro Martínez
(Spanish Professional Tennis Player)
Pedro Martínez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alzira, Spain

Spanish tennis sensation Pedro Martínez first came into prominence after winning the Junior Davis Cup in 2013. With a career-high ranking of 58 in singles and 87 in doubles, he has already prepared ground for a bright future in the sport, in his early 20s.

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Conchita Martínez
(The First Spaniard to win the Women's Singles Title at Wimbledon)
Conchita Martínez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monzón, Spain

Conchita Martínez is a Spanish retired tennis player. In 1994, Martínez became the first Spaniard to win the Ladies' Singles title at The Championships, Wimbledon, where she defeated Martina Navratilova in the final. During her illustrious playing career, which spanned 18 years, Conchita Martínez won three Olympic medals, 13 doubles, and 33 singles titles.

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Federico Mompou
(Spanish Pianist and Composer)
Federico Mompou
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: June 30, 1987
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Albert Riera
(Association football player)
Albert Riera
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manacor
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César Manrique
(Spanish Artist, Sculptor and Architect)
César Manrique
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Birthdate: April 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arrecife, Spain
Died: September 25, 1992

Spanish artist, sculptor, and architect César Manrique had dropped out of his architecture school because he didn’t like its technical regulations. He later studied painting in Madrid. His creations in Lanzarote, such as the Jameos del Agua and his own house, mingle effortlessly with the volcanic formations of the Canary Islands.

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Sancho VII
(King of Navarre)
Sancho VII
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Birthdate: April 17, 1154
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tudela, Spain
Died: April 7, 1234
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Nacho Vigalondo
(Spanish Film Director)
Nacho Vigalondo
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Birthdate: April 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cabezón de la Sal, Spain

Writer, director and actor Nacho Vigalondo began his journey in 2001 with Código 7, not only writing and directing the short film, but also playing the part of Tipo in it. He received an Academy award nomination with his next work, 7:35 in the Morning.  Among his better known works are Timecrimes (2007), Extraterrestrial (2011) and Colossal (2016).

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Paco Jémez
(Former Football Central Defender & Current Manager of 'UD Ibiza')
Paco Jémez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Las Palmas, Spain
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José Ruiz y Blasco
(Painter)
José Ruiz y Blasco
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Birthdate: April 12, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: May 3, 1913

Spanish painter and art teacher José Ruiz y Blasco was best known as the father of legendary artist Pablo Picasso. Most of his works are depictions of landscapes or doves and pigeons in their natural habitat. He also specialized in still lifes. In his later years, he taught at La Lonja.

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Vicente Aleixandre
(Spanish Poet and 1977 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature)
Vicente Aleixandre
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 14, 1984

Vicente Aleixandre was a Spanish poet. He was part of the Generation of '27 and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. His early poetry was marked by surrealism and many of his poems have melancholic undertones. He is considered one of the greatest poets of Spanish literature. He was bisexual but never admitted to it publicly. 

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Sancho VI of Navarre
(King)
Sancho VI of Navarre
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Birthdate: April 21, 1132
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingdom of Navarre
Died: June 27, 1194
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Diego Poyet
(Football Midfielder)
Diego Poyet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain
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Javier Fernández
(Spanish Former Figure Skater and Olympic Medalist)
Javier Fernández
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Antonio Tejero
(Lieutenant colonel, Military personnel)
Antonio Tejero
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alhaurín el Grande

Antonio Tejero is a Spanish former army man best known for his service in the Guardia Civil. Tejero was involved in the failed coup d'état against the Spanish government in 1981, for which he was jailed for 15 years at the Alcalá de Henares military prison. He currently works as a painter.

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Sergio Peris-Mencheta
(Actor)
Sergio Peris-Mencheta
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Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Sergio Peris-Mencheta is a Spanish actor and theatre director. Apart from films, Peris-Mencheta has also appeared in many TV series and plays. A former rugby player, Sergio Peris-Mencheta gave up on his sports career to become an actor. He got his major breakthrough in 1998 when he landed an important role in a TV series titled Al salir de clase.